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Tokyo: Lee Chong Wei was through to the Japan Open semifinals, while No. 7 seed Lin Dan was headed home. The fifth-seeded Lee cruised past...

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Carolina Marin wins Japan Open

Tokyo: Rio Olympic champion Carolina Marin of Spain bagged the women's singles title at the $325,000 Japan Open Superseries badminton championships that was held...

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Carolina Marin sets up Japan Open final with He Bingjiao after...

Tokyo: Two-time women's singles world champion Carolina Marin barely broke a sweat in Japan Open semi-finals, as she was handed a walkover by the...

Lee Chong Wei hits the fastest smash in the world at...

Tokyo: Former World No. 1 Lee Chong Wei of Malaysia has recorded the fastest smash in the men’s singles competition during the Japan Open...